Repertoire: 5 First Songs

Repertoire: Bronze 10
  1. "Mary Had a Little Lamb - C major position."
  2. "Lightly Row - C major position."
  3. "Yankee Doodle - middle C position."
  4. "Old McDonald - middle C position."
  5. "Down in the Valley - middle C position."

Repertoire: 5 Pieces, Level 1

  1. Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
  2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (French Folk Song)
  3. Jingle Bells
  4. The Cheerful Boy (Turk)
  5. Etude in Staccato (Kohler)

Repertoire: 5 Pieces, Level 2 and 3

Repertoire: Bronze 10
  1. Mary Had a Little Lamb.
  2. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (right hand)
  3. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (left hand)
  4. Airplane Ride
  5. Ants
  6. At Bedtime
  7. Let's Dance
  8. Little Chug Boat
  9. Melody
  10. Mexican Hat Song

First Songs

Repertoire Project: 10 First Songs

These songs are arranged for the beginning student with little music experience.

Click on the name of the song for sheet music.

Arrangement: Variations on Petzold’s “Minuet in G.”

The student has successfully arranged 3 variations of Petzold's "Minuet in G" and recorded or transcribed them in their entirety.

Circle of Fifths: 12 Major Scales

The student has successfully played through 12 major scales, in order to explore the physical differences and relational similarities.

Repertoire: 12 Simple Songs

Repertoire: Bronze 12
  1. Mary Had a Little Lamb
  2. Yankee Doodle
  3. Rain on the Roof
  4. Old McDonald
  5. Volga Boatmen
  6. A Message
  7. Five Fingers on Six Keys
  8. When I Am King
  9. Ferris Wheel
  10. Sitting in the Sun
  11. Love Somebody
  12. Morning Song

Repertoire: 10 First Songs

Repertoire Project: 10 First Songs

  • This is a beginning project for a student with no experience.
  • The project is designed to lead a new student through the basic ideas necessary for learning and retaining new music.
  • The project will be complete when the student has memorized ten songs to fulfill the requirements as given.
  • To be credited with completion, the student will perform all 10 songs from memory.
  • Upon completion, the student will be awarded the Bronze Repertoire Badge.
  1. A song for the right hand. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Mary Had a Little Lamb
    2. Lightly Row
  2. A song for the left hand. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Mary Had a Little Lamb
    2. Lightly Row
  3. A song with the hands working together. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Yankee Doodle
    2. Old McDonald
    3. Down in the Valley
    4. I'm a Little Teapot
    5. Skip to My Lou
  4. A song with both hands playing at the same time. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Jingle Bells
    2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
    3. Amazing Grace
    4. Home on the Range
  5. A song with a sharp in the sheet music. The student may choose from the following selections:
  6. A song with a flat in the sheet music. The student may choose from the following selections:
  7. A song with a more complex rhythm. The student may choose from the following selections:
  8. A song in C major position, with chords. The student may choose from the following selections:
  9. A song in C major position, with stretches. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. This Old Man
  10. A song with movement from one position to another. The student may choose from the following selections:

Repertoire: 10 Simple Songs for 2 Hands

Repertoire: Bronze 10
  1. The Clock
  2. Skip to My Lou
  3. Candy Cane Waltz
  4. Down in the Valley
  5. Baby Guppie
  6. Funny Event
  7. Cardboard Soldiers
  8. Little Bo Peep
  9. Journey Into Space
  10. Exercise 1 (Berens)

Repertoire: 10 Simple Songs

Repertoire: Bronze 10
  1. Mary Had a Little Lamb.
  2. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (right hand)
  3. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (left hand)
  4. Airplane Ride
  5. Ants
  6. At Bedtime
  7. Let's Dance
  8. Little Chug Boat
  9. Melody
  10. Mexican Hat Song